Can We Do Something About This?

Discussion in 'The Help Desk' started by The Night Funky, Mar 10, 2017.

  1. The Night Funky

    The Night Funky BMF Staff Member Moderator

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    I recently found an old thread where the late, great dkehler posted, and noticed that he had no avatar. When he was still with us, he had an avatar, and given that the only reason he stopped posting here when he did was because he died, I think that the least we can do (since we switched board software) is give him one, can somebody make that happen? Either give him back his old one, or post a pic of him, so that at least some part of him lives on. He was a decent guy. (Though, even if he wasn't, I wouldn't object to him getting similar treatment.)
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  2. Shirogayne

    Shirogayne Trolling No Jutsu Formerly Important

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    If anyone has a photo of him or remembers his old avatar, I'm game to see what can be done. :yes:

    We could do the same for the others as well.
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  3. The Night Funky

    The Night Funky BMF Staff Member Moderator

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  4. NAHTMMM

    NAHTMMM GLORIAAA!!

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    Either a badger or more likely a ferret. I don't remember there being a background or not.

    Yeah, a ferret.
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  5. K.

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    Not to be a spoilsport, but I'm not sure we should use an actual photo of him unless we have reason that he would have wanted it or someone in his family wants it now. But restoring the badger would be great.
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  6. Ancalagon

    Ancalagon outta my way Administrator Formerly Important

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    Would the Internet Wayback Machine have it?
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  7. Dr. Krieg

    Dr. Krieg Noli Me Tangere. Administrator Overlord

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    I thought it was a Toronto Maple Leafs jersey with his name on it?
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  8. The Night Funky

    The Night Funky BMF Staff Member Moderator

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    No, I've looked. Because of the quirks of our board software at the time, things like avatars weren't saved. In fact, most of their caches are of the front page of Wordforge, and not too many of the actual threads (though there is definitely one thread there in it's entirety ;) ).
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  9. Shirogayne

    Shirogayne Trolling No Jutsu Formerly Important

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    Man, I'd kill for a copy of the Meka thread :( That was frigging comedy gold!
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  10. Dr. Krieg

    Dr. Krieg Noli Me Tangere. Administrator Overlord

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    This is still his avatar on his Facebook page.....
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  11. shootER

    shootER Insubordinate...and churlish Administrator

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    I don't recall that ever being his avatar here. I do remember the otter one, though I wouldn't know where to find it.
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    Spaceturkey you can't spell hatred without "red hat"

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    last thing I remember him using was the logo for the Winnipeg Jets


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  13. Dr. Krieg

    Dr. Krieg Noli Me Tangere. Administrator Overlord

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    You are absolutely correct.
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  14. mburtonk

    mburtonk mburtonkulous

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    Now I'm extra sad. I had no idea he lived so close to me.
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  15. garamet

    garamet "The whole world is watching."

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    I found a couple of photos of him, but the avatar seems to have vanished entirely. IIRC, it was his wife who notified someone on staff when he died. Would anyone know how to get in touch with her? :shrug:
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  16. Paladin

    Paladin Overjoyed Man of Liberty

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    I believe it was @Bailey who got informed via Facebook that dkehler had passed on.